Attorney at Law murdered in Cold Blood
KARACHI: A Senior Attorney, counsel to several activists of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) is shot dead in Karachi's Korangi No 1 1/2 area on Wednesday.
The lawyer left his residence for work when two motorcycle-riding gunmen intercepted his vehicle in Korangi while shooting the lawyer three times. . The assailants managed to escape the site after the attack.
The victims succumbed to his wounds while being shifted to a hospital for treatment.
The senior lawyer was a party worker and this remains the fourth killing incident of its kind during the past week, MQM spokesperson told Media.
The deceased was said to be a member of the MQM’s legal aid committee representing several party workers in cases related to enforced disappearances and arrests during the ongoing operation in Karachi.
Police and emergency teams reached the spot and security personnel cordoned off the area as a probe into the incident went underway.
Fear and panic gripped the area after the attack, the details of which are not yet clearly known.
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